Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) Clinic
Babies born with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) face continuing medical challenges. The CDH clinic at St. Louis Children’s Hospital provides follow up medical care, support and guidance for CDH patients through age 5. The team includes physicians, nurses, dietitians, speech pathologists and therapists who provide coordinated care for your child’s medical needs.
Medical Challenges Cared for in the CDH Clinic
- Chronic lung disease/oxygen need
- Reactive airway disease/asthma like symptoms
- Developmental delays
- Bowel obstruction
- Growth failure
- Oral aversion
- Hearing loss
- Reherniation of the diaphragm
- Musculoskeletal deformities
Appointments and Location
Conditions We Treat
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